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rnet and unlimited calling. say yes to more. call now. eyewitness news... flood water -- finally going down -- across the state. the next steps -- to restore what was lost. what you can do -- to help flood survivors. plus... the governor.. touring the g-o-p facility.. 'firebombed' over the weekend. what we've learned about the investigation. and... what former carolina student -- "chandler - kania" -- said in court -- before he was hauled off to prison -- for causing a deadly wrong-way crash -- on i-85. eyewitness news starts right n it now 'comes down' -- to the three "r's." 'receding water'.... 'recovery'... and 'rebuilding' -- after "matthew". good evening, everyone. i'm steve daniels. and i'm tisha powell. the governor tonight.. says water levels statewide should return to 'normal'.. by the end of the week. and the drive through north carolina - has gotten much easier. interstate 95...is now open...without any detours from
governor mccrory also focusing on rebuilding. he plans to appoint a a 'hurricane recovery task force'.. focused on helping people.. and putting together a long-term plan on 'how' and 'where' to rebuild -- and the best ways to spend the money. and 'several' school districts -- 'continue' adjusting schedules -- because of 'matthew'. 'cumberland county' -- will operate a 2-hour delay -- 'again' tomorrow. johnston county... 'also' on a 2-hour delay. edgecombe county... sampson county... and wayne county schools -- are all 'closed' tomorrow. tonight - at least still waiting to go back home. the neuse river is expected to drop out of a major flood stage by wednesday afternoon....but that gives little assurance to the people who still don't know if they have anything to go back to. meanwhile, a countywide curfew remains in effect from nine p-m until seven a- m. angelica alvarez has more from the kinston flood zone. here at one of two shelters in kinston... just to give you an idea of how tough it is out here... this shelter... you can get to by car...
college... we were told you can only get there by military escort. ---------take pkg---------- william fleming 18:45:48 "35 years." more than three decades here on shine street for william fleming... and he says since last week... it's been a little quieter around here. william fleming kinston resident 18:48:07 "it got probably 7 feet of water behind my house." water... seven feet deept...behind his home.. but even though he still doesn't have power... no water made it inside his home. he points to his neighbors.... who weren't as lucky. he says the home right across the street is now empty. fleming 18:46:52 "it flood up about 2 feet inside." we're told at least 200 residents throughout kinston are in shelters....as the rising flood waters pushed them out of their homes. the nuese river... cresting at more than 28 feet. this view from chopper 11 hd showing the extent of the flooding. and just hours ago... we were able to get this ground view with the national guard... as they showed us highway 70... one of several major roads still
businesses surrounded by flooding... even military vehicles still trapped. guard no name 16:14:30 "the crew that was in that vehicle came across some deep water, that was rising steadily, they had to abandon the vehicles." in a news conference... emergency officials.... say at this time... they estimate more than 800 homes may be flooded out....along with more than 170 commercial properties. again... this is only an estimate... as they wait for the water to recede to get a closer look at the while they wait for that... many residents... like fleming... still drying out.... are also anxious to have power again. fleming 18:48:37 "if they cut it on tomorrow, it'll be beautiful." ---------on cam-------- looking at duke energy's outage map... power outages don't seem as widespread so hopefully fleming will get it back soon. as far as the dollar amount of damage here... again emergency officials can only estimate.... but right now they're thinking it may be up to 125 million dollars.
faytteville -- are 'still struggling' -- to 'clean-up' from historic flooding. people on "sessoms street" -- are hurting. at the 'height' of matthew... 'water rescue crews' -- were evacuating neighbors -- from 'rising' flood water. the street is now 'littered' with storm debris.... trash cans.... and water-logged furniture. neighbors say -- they can't even 'think' -- about "starting over" -- because their 'work'... is 'just beginning'.
fayetteville neighborhood -- because it's "flood-related"... 'not' storm- related. the national guard tonight.. draining water out of princeville. six pumps have been running all weekend.. and they are still running at this hour.. pumping some 1- point-6 million gallons of water per hour. in nearby tarboro.. a slightly better situation.. in fact, some flood victims are able to return to their homes. back across the bridge in princeville.. a timeline on when residents can return remains unknown tonight. the edgecombe county manager.. asking victims to remain patient. 11 together"... is 'launching' a special 'hurricane relief food drive'.. it's 'our way' -- of 'helping' the 'flood victims'. ...as you've seen -- many of them "lost everything". the 'food drive' kicks-off at six a- m... and runs 'all day' until seven p-m. we have 'five' -- 'drop-off' locations... our 'durham studio'... at 411 liberty street. 'two' locations in raleigh... including our "downtown raleigh studio" -- at 319 fayetteville street... ...and the "food bank of central and eastern north carolina"... on tarheel drive. and in fayetteville... you can drop-off food at our 'newsroom' on '201 hay street'. also... the "second harvest
you can find 'all' the details -- at abc 11 dot com. tonight -- police are 'searching' for an 'arsonist' -- in what 'looks like' -- an attempt to 'burn down' -- the "orange county republican party" office. the fire went out on its own -- and the damage wasn't discovered until a call for help sunday morning. joel brown is live in hillsborough -- at the scene of the attack. joel? governor mccrory, today, questioned why it took hillsborough police several hours to release information publicly about the firebombing... hillsborough's police chief taking the unusual step of releasing this q&a news release... calling the crime, the sole focus of his department, right now... insisting the response time was immediate. after getting a glimpse of the burned out building... governor mccrory could not tell us who was to blame-- but he seemed certain about the type of person.
anarchist who did this!" one day after a bottle filled with flammable liquid was thrown through the window of the orange county republican party... - "this is a horrific, horrific act of political terrorism." gop volunteers set up shop at folding tables outside of their destroyed offices... not far from where someone also scrawled nazi republicans...leave town... or else... on the side of a nearby wall. hillsborough p-d says a-t-f agents were called in immediately-- arriving an hour after police the police chief pushing back against suggestions hillsborough cops initially treated the crime as mere vandalism-- not something more serious-- after sunday's call to 9-1-1. - "they obviously threw in something that was flaming through the window. i'm not sure what damage is inside and i'm not about to go look." in the midst of a contentious election cycle.. the headline in hillsborough quickly made national news... governor mccrory appearing on fox news channel... local residents like hines boss stopping by to
this stuff- this cannot happen, this is america. this is not a banana republic." and while state republicans kicked off fundraising for an arson relief fund... democrats started their own campaign to help republicans rebuild... surpassing their $10,000 goal in less than an hour. - "it's an important election but it isn't so important you have to take lives or burn property or try to hurt other people. hillsborough p-d alongside federal investigators... evidence gathered from the crime scene has been to sent the fbi's crime lab in quantico. they say the case will be prioritized... but there's no timeline on when we'll see the results. jbrabc11ewn. a concern tonight at the democratic party headquarters in
targeted vandals. the words "death to capitalism".... was scrawled on the side of the building on east main street. it was cleaned up quickly. carrboro police say they don't believe it's connected to the vandalism at the republican party headquarters in hillsborough. 'new details' about a 'fire' -- that 'damaged' a durham home. we brought it to you -- as "breaking" news -- at four o'clock. firefighters responding to the home on'manford drive' this afternoon. flames... and heavy smoke -- were pouring from the home -- in "hope valley". fire investigators say -- an "overloaded outlet" in the garage -- start it took firefighters about an 'hour' -- to get the fire under control. no one was hurt. fresh video out of durham. a 'car' that smashed right through a fire house. this is 'station 14' on umstead road. that car -- crashing right into a bedroom and bathroom while firefighters were at the station. the driver ... injured... but 'not' badly. no one in the fire house was hurt. no word yet -- 'why' the driver crashed into the place. the cause remains under investigation. former
student -- "chandler - kania" -- "choking back tears".... ...while 'apologizing' -- for taking 'three lives' - after 'driving drunk'.... and 'destroying' other lives. an 'orange county jury' -- 'convicting' kania -- on 'three counts' of "involuntary manslaughter"... for a "wrong-way" -- "drunk-driving crash" on i-85 -- that 'killed' three people. 'one juror' says -- the panel was virtually "split right down the middle" -- up until this morning.... some wanting to 'go' with the 'second degree murder' conviction. "darlene - mcgee".... "felicia - harris".... and harris' 6-year-old granddaughter -- "jahnice - beard" -- were 'all' killed... drunk' -- and 'crashed' his jeep.... 'head-on' into their sedan. harris' daughter -- "jahnia - king" -- was seriously injured -- but 'survived' the crash. the 11-year-old -- took the 'witness stand' -- as the "sentencing phase" -- got underway. how do you feel today? angry. what are you angry about? how this happened and why it happened. > the 'jury' deliberated -- for about '11 hours' -- before choosing 'manslaughter'... over of 'second degree murder'. kania will now
"paying the price". 'new fallout' -- from the "donald - trump" -- "sex talk" tape. the 'two words' -- that 'came out' tonight. and... protecting your right to vote. the new push to extend early voting registration. what one state lawmaker plans to do this week. plus...a tiring effort. a white rhino sticks its snout where it doesn't belong. the rescue - is the must-see video of the night. but first... a live look outside of the raleigh eyewitness news center liz is in for chris....
north carolina used to make education a priority. pat mccrory seems more interested in giving tax cuts to millionaires. we rank 44th in spending per student. drop-out rates have gone up for the first time in 8 years. we're 41st in how much we pay our teachers. there is a textbook shortage. and pat mccrory has cut 3,000 teaching assistants from the early grades. he may have given tax cuts to millionaires,
-- 'lewd talk' about women -- in a '2005 hot-mic videotape'. the 'exit' came -- after the network spent a 'week' -- negotiating the 'terms' of his departure. bush worked for "access hollywood" at the time. he later said -- he was "embarrassed and ashamed"... by his behavior on the tape. trump has since "denied" groping women... and his wife, melania, says -- she believes her husband was "egged on" by bush. you can look for "what's new" with this story -- tomorrow morning -- here on eyewitness news. democrats fighting to give voters more time -- to have a say in the upcoming election. the state board three one-stop early voting sites in the state are out of commission. two in lenoir county -- and one in columbus county. several more are having to be relocated. a judge ordered early voter registration be extended through wednesday in 36 counties most affected by hurricane matthew. wake county state senator 'dan - blue' -- plans to tour polling sites this week to assess the damage for himself....vowing to do whatever it takes to accomodate voters. they state board of elections says
counties affected should have alternate precinct locations set up soon. they say voters who can't get to a precinct can mail in absentee ballots. the deadline to request one is november 1st. it's a "quiet day" on the 'campaign trail'.... as the candidates 'gear up' -- for "wednesday's debate"... ....the 'third' and 'final debate' -- of this campaign season. "donald - trump" is going "all in" -- on his latest 'conspiracy theory'. at 'rallies'... and in 'tweets'... he's allegations' -- that the election is "rigged". trump has 'evening events'.... while "hillary - clinton" is 'off' the campaign trail today. meanwhile, the 'clinton campaign' -- is 'expanding' -- into "red states". they're 'buying ads' -- in texas and arizona. and you can watch the 'final' presidential debate -- on 'abc- 11' wednesday night. coverage begins at 'nine o'clock'. ....that's followed by 'eyewitness news at 11'. opening arguments begin tomorrow -- in the defamation trial against "rolling stone" -- over its now discredited story about a gang rape at the university of virginia. u-v-a
eight million dollars from the magazine -- for its portrayal of her in the 2014 story. she claims it portrayed her as the "chief villain." a '9-1-1 operator' -- accused of 'hanging up' -- on 'hundreds' of emergency calls -- making her 'first' court appearance. after getting a 'court appointed attorney' -- "crenshanda - williams" -- 'refused' to answer any questions -- about 'why' -- she allegedly "hung up" on people -- 'calling 9-1-1' for help -- in houston. prosecutors say -- they've 'looked at' 'two cases'... in 'one'-- the to report a 'store robbery' -- that resulted in the 'clerk' -- getting 'killed'. ....in the 'other' -- the caller was trying to report "illegal street racing". now to the big board and the must-see video of the night. we begin in 'zimbabwe' -- where a "white rhino" -- named "mark" -- "stuck his nose in it". "mark"...got a tire stuck around his snout as he was walking around the bush. park rangers saw the rhino struggling to get the tire off his mouth..and alerted vets. after about 30 minutes -- they shot mark with a
off his face. after 11 minutes, he was grazing again as if nothing happened. 'rescuers' -- teamed-up with a "mother whale" -- to 'rescue her calf'. the 'calf' -- became 'entangled' in a 'shark net' -- off the coast of australia. the mother 'pushed' the calf -- 'above' the surface of the water.... while a 'rescue team' -- 'cut' the netting -- with specialized equipment. after they 'cut away' the mesh --- the pair 'swam away' calmly... and in 'good health'. and... this dog is getting the job this smart, small pooch finds an intelligent solution to relieve his unbearable itch. he slips under a car....and uses it to scratch his back.
temperatures are warm now but will continue to warm tomorrow, possibly challenging record highs tomorrow and wednesday. the record high for october 18th is 86 degrees set back in 1938. either way, temperatures will be about 10 degrees warmer than normal. the ridge will slowly lose control as a trough of low pressure builds in late in the week. as a front approaches, a shower or
after 20 years in washington, we're learning lots about richard burr. first, he opposed a bill prohibiting insider trading by members of congress. now we learn
burr had over $100,000 in oil and gas stocks while he backed legislatio giving tax credits benefitting gas companies. and oil and gas companies donated over half a million dollars to burr's campaigns. no wonder richard burr's wealth has increased over 500% since he's been in congress. that's making washington work for him.
some business say being open on thanksgiving day is bad business. macy's will be open at five p-m until two a-m on thanksgiving day. then re-open at five a-m the next day. "apple" -- may soon "untether" its "display i- phones" -- at least in 'some' stores. "apple" says -- "removing the cords" -- lets you 'hold the phone' properly... 'try out' different cases... and see 'how they feel' in your 'pocket'. 'apple' is now 'reportedly' -- offering "leash- free i-phone shopping" -- at 'two stores' in the u-k... and at 'one' in toronto. lot less sugar in pepsi drinks. pepsico says it plans to aggressively cut sugars and calories in dozens of its products. it's promising that at least 'two- thirds' of pepsico drinks -- will have '100- calories' or less by '20-25'. it said the changes are due to consumer preferences -- as well as new dietary guidelines from the world health
sports.... state fans got to add another chapter to their gallery of pain this past weekend... the team though is feeling positive.. plus the heels take a hit after taking out miami now
your scores... david johnson has powered the cards to a 14-3 lead over the jets... and the indians are looking like going
if you aren't a tar heel fan, this was a sports weekend that likely blackened your soul with bitterness and pain... not just losses, but losses in the most excruciating way possible...none more so than nc state falling at clemson the pack had gone blow for blow with the third ranked team in the the tigers physically for most of 60 minutes... then they methodically powered the ball down the field in the waning minutes to set up an exceptionally makeable field goal... the problem being - they didn't make the field goal... state fans have built up exceptional pain tolerance over the years, but this was a wound... it was also, still, potentially, a
there was a ray of sunshine... and it came from south florida - where the tar heels injected themselves right back into the coastal championship race with a 20-13 win over the canes... mitch trubisky and ryan switzer were up to their usual tricks - this rollout score between the 2 gave the canes were driving for a potential tie with under two minutes to go when the defense stepped up... malik carney with the sack and forced fumble and jeremiah clarke w/ the scoop... heels win... lucas crowley was also named acc o- lineman of the week today the win came with
effect... mack hollins - one of the great success stories of larry fedora's tenure - will not return this year after fracturing his clavicle... hollins - a former walk-on became a special teams menace and then the tar heels primary deep threat these past couple years... he ends his chapel hill career with 81 catches, nearly 1700 yards receiving and 20 td catches - good for join us tomorrow morning on abc-11
for the latest eyewitness news. we'll see you again tomorrow night for "eyewitness news at ten" -- here on 'c-w 22'. where does north carolina go from here? i'm roy cooper, and after years of our state moving backward, these would be my priorities as governor. first, instead of social issues, i'll focus on our schools and keeping
good teachers with better pay. we need to end giveaways for companies that send jobs overseas and grow our economy here. and we need to reform our tax system so those at the top
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